Improved Person columns in Microsoft Lists

We are improving the behavior of Person columns in lists by making the suggestions that appear when you type more relevant.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 70751.

When this will happen

We will begin rolling this out in mid-March 2021and expect to complete rollout by late April 2021.

How this will affect your organization

When you type in the people picker, the autofill suggestions will come from Microsoft Graph. This makes it the people picker more personalized and relevant based on who you work with most often.

Person columns provide results based more on who you work withView image in new tab

What you need to do to prepare

You might want to notify your users about this new capability and update your training and documentation as appropriate.

Message ID: MC244060


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